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Encyclopedia Americana Online encyclopedia from Grolier.




American Government
This database connects the issues of the day with the foundations of government and compares the political and economic systems of the United States with other countries.

MAS Ultra: School Edition - Designed specifically for high school libraries, this database contains full text for nearly 500 popular, high school magazines. It also provides more than 360 full text reference books, 85,670 biographies, over 107,000 primary source documents, and an Image Collection.

Student Research Center - User friendly all purpose search page for the EBSCO products/databases.
American History – From the explorers of the Americas to today’s headlines, this database investigates the people, events, and themes of our evolution.

Hartford Courant - daily newspaper that covers the state of Connecticut.

Biography Reference Center
Biographical articles from periodicals and reference sources.
GreenFILE-  offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.

NY Times This is considered the official U.S. newspaper because it publishes the complete text of important documents, speeches and presidential press conferences. Contains articles from 1985 - present.

Book Collection: High School Edition: - Hundreds of searchable full text non-fiction books.

Issues: Understanding Controversy and Society - This database helps students develop an in-depth understanding of how society shapes and is shaped by controversy—with authoritative historical context, expert perspectives, and carefully selected primary and secondary sources on the most enduring and timely issues of the day.

Professional Development Collection - Designed for professional educators, this database provides a highly specialized collection of nearly 520 education journals, including more than 350 peer-reviewed titles.

Academic Search Premier - Millions of full text articles available for academic researchers.

World History : Ancient and Medieval Eras – this database covers human history in all corners of the globe—from prehistoric times to the beginnings of the Renaissance.

ICONN (CT Digital Library) - Database provided by the state of Connecticut. .  Database may be accessed from school and from your house (requires a public library card).

E-Books (audio) from ICONN

History Reference Center Over 1,900 full text history reference and non-fiction texts.

A-Z Listing of EBSCO and ICONN databases

ICONN OneSearch
Search all articles, e-books, digital collections and audio books in ICONN.

Science Reference Center - is a comprehensive research database that provides easy access to a multitude of full-text science-oriented content.  S.R.C. contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and other sources.

Referencia Latina - A comprehensive Spanish-language resource offering 49,000 encyclopedia entries, 50,000 images, 2,500 health reports and full text from over 100 reference books.
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MedlinePlus -
MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand. MedlinePlus offers reliable, up-to-date health information, anytime, anywhere, for free.